Shiva temple is situated in Kandanur, one of the areas in Sivagangai district. Kandanur is 7 km from Karaikudi, and there are many buses that run daily between the two places.
The Shiva temple in Kandanur is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati. The temple has a lot of religious significance for the people of Kandanur because they celebrate all the auspicious events in their lives by starting the procession from the temple. For example, all marriage processions are started from the temple. Those leaving the village first pay their obeisance at the temple and then board a bus/train.
The temple is built in an open wide space that gives one the feeling of peace and tranquility. Many people come to the temple to spend a few moments with themselves and the God. They prefer to meditate at the temple because of the peaceful and holy environment that the place offers.